5 Psychology Facts That Will Save Your Life

If you are a long time viewer to @Psych2go, then you know how much we love psychology. Psychology inspired the start of this channel since the founder himself was also a psychology major. What he loved most about psychology was the power that knowledge can actually help us in everyday situations. For example, knowing the bystander effect can teach us how to appoint help when there are too many people watching. In this video, we will share with you 5 other interesting psychology facts to help you. If you enjoy this video, be sure to share it so we can encourage more people to pick up psychology as well.

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